US firms are leading the way when it comes to the representation of ethnic minorities in their workforces, although proportions remain low across the board, this year’s diversity league table from the Black Solicitors Network has revealed.
Clifford Chance has taken over the lead role for Barclays in the high-profile Guardian Care Homes Libor and misselling case.
Lawyers for Barclays have filed the first defence against claims of mis-selling complex derivatives.
Cooke Young & Keidan took a lead role as Barclays yesterday faced court action relating to the alleged mis-selling of complex derivatives.
36 Bedford Row barrister David Ball advised the OFT on its investigation into discount voucher company Groupon.
Matthew Arnold & Baldwin (MAB) has added Ted Mercer to the firm’s London TMT sector group.
International firms have emerged as the winners of Barclays’ latest panel review, the results of which are released today.
Barclays is understood to be seeking further advice from Clifford Chance after the SFO launched an investigation into Qatar payments.
Squire Sanders Hammonds London associates Charny Sanghera and Andrew Bowden-Brown are to join Matthew Arnold & Baldwin (MAB) as partners in its asset-based lending litigation team.
The latest diversity league table from the Black Solicitors Network has shown that while a small number of firms are nearing a 50/50 male-to-female partner ratio, there is still a large drop off in female representation between law firms’ junior and senior ranks.
Eversheds under fire for taking a tough line with rate swap mis-selling claimants...
Clifford Chance has failed in its attempt to have Libor rate-fixing claims against banking giant Barclays thrown out, setting the stage for what is one the most hotly anticipated banking disputes to spin out of the recession.
Test cases for the FSA redress scheme in the interest rate product mis-selling scandal are being finalised.
Given the number of western firms that have tapped Australia for a tie-up over the past couple of years, you’d be forgiven for thinking that by now the country must be sucked dry of independent practices open to mergers. Not so.
Herbert Smith has come in for some sharp criticism this week in the fall-out from the high-profile Barclay brothers versus Paddy McKillen case.
The Olympics may be over but fear not sports fans, the football season starts this week. How did that come around so soon?
City firms Bracewell Law and Lexlaw are representing dozens of businesses that claim to have been mis-sold products in the latest British banking scandal.
Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank have rolled out a reviewed set of regional legal panels following a revamp of their national rosters earlier this year.
Matthew Arnold & Baldwin (MAB) has hired Barlow Lyde & Gilbert partner Mark Sellers as a partner in its London commercial property department.
Matthew Arnold & Baldwin (MAB) has raided City firm Sprecher Grier Halberstam for its former head of litigation Jonathan Sachs.
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